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along

a·long

along

 
pronunciation:
lawng
parts of speech:
preposition, adverb
phrases:
all along
part of speech: preposition
definition 1: by or through the length of; next to.
We ran along the path.
similar words:
down
definition 2: at a point on.
a step along the way
 
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in close proximity; as a companion.
Walk along with me.
definition 2: in a progressive motion; forward.
Let's move along.
definition 3: in concert or agreement; together (usu. fol. by with).
He travels along with his family.
phrase: all along